No whining over spelling

Reisling or riesling? Cheers, anyway.Picture: Louise Donges

Reisling or riesling? Cheers, anyway.Picture: Louise Donges

PERHAPS it was one too many of its namesake that caused Mildura’s Reisling Court to be misspelt, an error that mostly likely has word nerds shaking their heads.

There is no denying Reisling Court, near Fourteenth Street and Etiwanda ­Avenue, fell off the wagon in the name department, with a simple jumbling of letters from the intended riesling, a white wine variety.

The street adjoins Chardonnay Drive and is just down the road from Merlot, Shiraz and Cabernet courts, further evidence of the unfortunate wine-stained blunder.

As one of the longest-standing residents in the vino-inspired neighbourhood, Nak­eah Miller, who has lived there four years, said the mishap did anything but leave a bitter taste on the palate.

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